On the Road - Study Guide Part 3, Chapters 9, 10 and 11 Summary & Analysis

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According to Sal, Dean's soul is wrapped up in a fast car, a coast to reach, and a woman at the end of the road. With that thought in mind, Sal, Dean, and the two college boys speed off into the night headed for Chicago. Dean plays speed tag with another car on the lonesome highway for sport and never takes a break to sleep, just continues speeding in his rush to see Chicago. The passengers in the car, which now include two hoboes, are petrified, but Dean is oblivious to their fears.

When the group reaches Chicago, Sal and Dean accept the generosity of the college boys and use their room at the YMCA to freshen up before heading out for a night on the town. After hiding the Cadillac in an alley, Sal and Dean go to jazz clubs to hear...

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